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Latest Posts by Shane O'Connor
March 26, 2019
Few people know that road traffic crashes are the biggest cause of death among young people worldwide. These crashes kill more than 500 children every day and injure tens of thousands more. According to data recently published by the World Health Organization, globally, more than 1.35 million people are killed each year and as many
May 9, 2018
America's favorite crossing guard said his passion for the position began nearly 50 years ago.
October 16, 2015
Every day on the world’s roads more than 500 children are killed and thousands more are injured. With over 90,000 trucks on these roads, safety is of the utmost importance to FedEx. Over the last 16 years, more than 16,000 FedEx volunteers have teamed up with Safe Kids Worldwide in ten countries to share road
February 25, 2015
When the light turned green, the eight-year-old stepped off the curb to cross a street in New York City. Immediately, a stranger behind him grabbed the kid by his coat and yanked him back up onto the curb. At that moment, a utility truck careened around the corner paying no heed to the child pedestrian’s
November 5, 2014
This is the eighth post in a series of 10 guest blog post from the leaders of Safe Kids Worldwide affiliates that FedEx works with around the world in support of child pedestrian road safety initiatives. With tens of thousands of vehicles on the world’s roadways, FedEx is actively engaged in promoting road safety. This month, we will hear from Kristin Rosenthal, Program Manager, Safe Kids Worldwide.
June 30, 2014
Fifteen years ago, the FedEx Global Citizenship team discovered a unique nonprofit called Safe Kids Worldwide (known then as the National Safe Kids Campaign). Their mission is to help prevent childhood injuries. With tens of thousands of vehicles on the world’s roadways and with safety a central value of the company, we approached Safe Kids about developing a child pedestrian safety campaign with support from FedEx.